Little Reminders

I walked past a sea  of yellow laughter, the joy tangible  enough to breathe, and I wished the whole world could gather these bright blooms,  push them deep  into pockets, a little sunshine to harken us back, just the way Zuzu’s treasured petals reminded George Bailey of his wonderful life. —C.L. Fisher, March 2021 UnlessContinue reading “Little Reminders”

Lessons

Resting in the blessings  of today,  staying present  even in an uncomfortable  season, accepting  life as is  with all the drama, balancing the pain  with the joy  that radiates  in our hearts  when we allow  peace to be our sounding  board, reverberating back lessons  of love that walk with us into the unknowns that mayContinue reading “Lessons”

Daffodil Prayers

“Daffodils, that come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty.” — William Shakespeare. I wondered at the vibrant yellow, the rich saturation of this bowing daffodil, the happy hue  of a fluted bloom that greeted  me this morning, It seemed the sun had poured in its warmth, filled it  withContinue reading “Daffodil Prayers”

Poets

Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance. — Carl Sandburg There are poets because pain and joy are intangible  but real, manifestations  that can sometimes  sound like mud or feel like purple. —C.L. Fisher, March 2021 Unless otherwise indicated, all content, including writing and images, are the work of C.L. Fisher and mayContinue reading “Poets”

An Echo

She hopscotches along the edge  of a playground as I add numbers  or answer emails; she skips alongside  me at social events— graduations,  weddings, funerals— waiting for me  to notice, reminding me there is more  in a moment than ceremony or sadness; she sits beside me in silent kindness  when I cry, and she rushesContinue reading “An Echo”

Hope on this First Day of Advent*

The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. For those who live in a land of deep darkness, a light will shine. — Isaiah 9:2, NLT We wait, look forward, anticipate, and there is a joy in that expectation of what will soon come to pass, but there is also a gloryContinue reading “Hope on this First Day of Advent*”